Gov. Bev Perdue (page 4)

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    In case you missed him …

    John Hood explained for WTVD viewers why North Carolina policymakers made the right decision when they rejected expanding Medicaid.
    Mitch Kokai, March 7, 2013
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Don Carrington reports for Carolina Journal Online about the questions surrounding a now-canceled plan to honor controversial former N.C. Sen. R.C. Soles, D-Columbus, with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine. John Hood’s Daily Journal analyzes the impact of the state Senate’s vote to reject Medicaid…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2013
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    As she heads out the door of the executive mansion, Gov. Beverly Perdue isn’t going quietly. She pushed through the Council of State a deal to create a new park on the Dorothea Dix property, and she ignored her own screening process — established by executive order — in order…
    Mitch Kokai, December 21, 2012
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    Cheri Beasley picked for N.C. Supreme Court seat

    Cheri Beasley North Carolina has a new Supreme Court justice. She’s Cheri Beasley, who currently serves as a judge on the N.C. Court of Appeals. Gov. Bev Perdue made the announcement of Beasley’s appointment on Wednesday. Perdue exempted herself from her own executive…
    Barry Smith, December 12, 2012
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    Perdue exempts herself, but not McCrory, from executive order on judicial appointments

    Does it strike anyone else as odd that Gov. Bev Perdue is rescinding the same executive order she issued regarding judicial appointments? Well, she’s not really rescinding it. She’s exempting herself from it. She apparently thinks that incoming Gov.-elect Pat McCrory and future governors should be bound by the…
    Barry Smith, December 10, 2012
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    In case you missed it …

    WTVD asked the John Locke Foundation for reaction to Gov. Beverly Perdue’s plans for converting the Dorothea Dix property in west Raleigh into a new park. WTVD also sought JLF analysis of the governor’s plan to bypass her own judicial selection committee so she can make a…
    Mitch Kokai, November 30, 2012
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    Top legislative issues take issue with Perdue’s Dix proposal

    The top leaders in the General Assembly, both Republicans, have taken issue with Democratic Gov. Bev Perdue’s efforts to transfer the Dorothea Dix campus to the city of Raleigh for a major city park. House Speaker Thom Tillis, R-Mecklenburg, said: “The Dorothea Dix campus is a historically…
    Barry Smith, November 27, 2012
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    Digesting Cato’s fiscal report card on governors and Perdue’s C grade

    Last week, the Cato Institute released its biennial Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors: 2012. There is a lot in this one, but it measures actions since 2010 and ranks governors based on whether they have increased or decreased taxation and spending. It also includes some consideration for whether…
    Fergus Hodgson, October 22, 2012